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Reviewed May 5, 2018

The lodges were beautiful spacious and clean. The staff were lovely. The food was delicious and very well presented. Our guide and driver Ellard was exceptional and went out of his way to ensure we saw the animals we wanted to see.More

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Response from HelenWilsonatMakweti, General Manager at Makweti Safari LodgeResponded May 12, 2018

Dear Julia and Kelvin, Thank you for your wonderful comments on your recent stay with us. We are delighted you had a memorable stay and that Ellard managed to meet those wildlife expectations. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. All the...More

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Makweti, (about our fourth visit) in the Welgevonden Game Reserve is the most amazing lodge.One of the loveliest in the whole of South Africa. It is smallish, with an exceptional 'homely' feeling, beautifully decorated, and the most spectacular views and outlook across the valley. The...More

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Response from HelenWilsonatMakweti, General Manager at Makweti Safari LodgeResponded May 5, 2018

Good Day Anton and Gillie Thank you for the wonderful feedback on your recent stay with us at Makweti. We enjoyed hosting you and are pleased that this stay was as memorable as the previous ones. We would be delighted to welcome you back! All...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I recently returned from my third trip to Makweti! It was as magical as the first. With each trip I learn more about the animals and vegetation, appreciate the service, enjoy the luxury of the lodge and am memorized by the gorgeous vistas! The wildlife...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We had the most spectacular safari experience at Makweti. All aspects of the trip exceeded our expectations. The lodge is the perfect combination of the highest level of luxury and true African style. The game viewing was phenomenal, the landscape was breath taking and the...More

Thank Lauren S
Response from HelenWilsonatMakweti, General Manager at Makweti Safari LodgeResponded May 5, 2018

Dear Slaven Family We were delighted to welcome you back and enjoyed the visit with the Family as always. We look forward to seeing you all again later in the year. All the best Neil, Jessica and the Makweti Team

Reviewed March 28, 2018

I have been to many game lodges all over South Africa, including the likes of Sabi Sabi, Kapama, Mala Mala, Londolozi, etc. This was my first visit to Welgevonden. This lodge is a very nice, quaint private lodge with a handful of rooms and small,...More

Thank AntonHayward
Response from HelenWilsonatMakweti, General Manager at Makweti Safari LodgeResponded May 5, 2018

Good day Anton Thank you for feedback and balanced comments on your stay with us at Makweti Safari Lodge. The Reserve is a unique and critical ecological area that is governed by strict ecological principles and guidelines which prevents off road driving to sightings. This...More

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$606 - $1,110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from HelenWilsonatMakweti | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry The Makweti experience is inclusive of all meals. The day begins with a light refreshment before the early morning safari. A full breakfast is served on returning to the camp. Breakfast... More
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"All the chalets are lovely--we love No 2--and No 5"
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"Room 2 was amazing."
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"Chalets closer to main lodge or more distant; choice depends on whether you'd be bothered by elephant or..."
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"All chalets are quiet and attractive, some have a private plunge pool."
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